LG Nitro HD – Offers Scorching Dual-Core PerformanceCell Phones — on December 15, 2011 at 12:05 am | Comment Now
LG Nitro HD is a state of the art 4G LTE Android smartphone, which provides you with legendary visibility experience with crystal clear full high definition viewing on on-board, user generated and web content. It features striking 4.5 inch high definition screen, 1080p HD video, eight-megapixel camera, 4G LTE support, 1.3 megapixel camera for conference calling and offers scorching dual core performance and blazing LTE data speeds. Mighty processing fuses with 4G capability for pumping out blazing fast speeds, making it possible to stream, browse and email while talking on the phone, or use both data and voice simultaneously.
The LG Nitro HD’s 4.5 inch full high definition touchscreen with 1280 x 720 pixel resolution offers text readability and higher image resolution along with 16:9 high definition aspect ratio for delivering real HD viewing experience. Motivated by 1.5GHz dual core processor and supporting AT&T’s 4G HSPA+ and LTE network connectivity, you can flawlessly multitask. The portable Wi-Fi hotspot capability of Nitro HD enables you to share your 4G connection with up to eight different wireless devices. Listen to tunes or chat away with optional stereo headset all untethered. The Android 2.3 platform is quite smooth, customizable and brilliant and offers most complete mobile experience.
With 4G speeds, gorgeous screen and high definition everything, the LG Nitro HD has what it takes to compete. In the year 2011, LG has unveiled quite of smartphones, and has never designed a carrier’s alpha Android cellphone. The Nitro HD for AT&T is the first handset in long time, which comes close with high end features. It is the 3rd phone of AT&T to have 4G LTE network support after HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket. You will find bright, beautiful and large 4.5 inch touchscreen display, eight-megapixel camera with 1080p high definition video capture and 1.3 megapixel front facing camera for video chat. There is also Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system with dual core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.
Nevertheless, there are quite a few drawbacks in LG Nitro HD such as noticeable shutter lag, which misses shots, niggles like rougher in-hand feel, quickly drained battery and aggressive haptic feedback. It is available for the price of $249.99 with two-year service contract, however you can check for promotional and online discounts. Like all superphones, the Nitro HD is all black with thick black bezel and curved rectangular shape under the screen. The dark-gray, glossy rim around the device and some silver colored accents around camera and logo on back brighten textured black battery cover. The back cover is constructed of black hard plastic, but feels softer and has even more rubberized grip.
The LG Nitro HD is certainly a bigger phone and on par in its dimensions with other smartphones in this category. It measures 0.41 inch thick, 5.27 inches high and 2.67 inches wide and weighs 4.5 ounces. Powering the Nitro HD is an Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread operating system with Android 4.0 Ice-cream Sandwich. It adds usual skin for Android devices, including touches like access to system settings from pull down menu, overview of all seven home screens, when you pinch to zoom in. Underneath the phone’s display, you will find 3 touch sensitive buttons for menu, home and back functions. The 1.3 megapixel camera is above the screen for conference calling, while the volume rocker button is located on the left hand side of Nitro like power button, 3.5mm headphone jack and covered micro USB charging port. The eight-megapixel camera with LED flash is at the back, while microSD memory card slot is beneath the battery cover and comes with 16GB preinstalled.
As it is an Android smartphone, the LG Nitro HD gets built in Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth along with Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA support. Support for limitless cast of contacts, multiple inboxes and incorporation with social networking sites is mainstay with standard features, including group calling, photo ID and ringtone customization. You will also find some of Google services such as Maps, YouTube, navigation, chat, search and more. LG and AT&T have preloaded their own applications such as AT&T Family Map, Code Scanner, Live TV for U-Verse downloads and streaming and AT&T Navigator. The SmartShare is the company’s DLNA streaming application for compatible devices.
You will find plenty of other applications on LG Nitro HD such as Polaris Office, MOG Music to Qik Lite and Amazon Kindle for video chatting. Standard features on Nitro HD include 2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900; 3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100; 4.5 inch AH-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colors and 720 x 1280 pixels; Touch-sensitive controls; microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB included; 4 GB storage, 1 GB RAM; HSDPA speeds up to 21 Mbps and HSUPA speeds up to 5.76 Mbps; LTE; Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot; 8-megapixel camera with 3264 x 2448 pixels, LED flash, autofocus, face and smile detection and Geo-tagging.
Also standard on LG Nitro HD include Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0; Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion; GPU: Adreno 220; Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass; SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS; Stereo FM radio with RDS; GPS with A-GPS support; SNS applications; MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player; MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player; Document viewer/editor; Organizer; Voice memo/dial/commands; Predictive text input; Bluetooth 3.0 Profiles: Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Object Push (OPP), File Transfer (FTP), Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Serial Port (SPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP) and Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP).
The LG Nitro HD gets Phonebook: Caller groups, Unlimited entries, Search by both first and last name, Multiple numbers per contact, Ring ID and Picture ID; Organizer: Alarm, Calendar, Calculator, Document viewer (Office 2007, Office 2003, PDF) and Barcode reader; Notifications: Music ringtones (MP3), Haptic feedback, Vibration, Polyphonic ringtones, Silent mode, Flight mode and Speakerphone. The estimated battery life of Nitro HD is 7 hours in talktime mode and 10.8 days in standby mode. At $249.99, it is one of the AT&T’s expensive smartphones.